The Eyes of the Dragon - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

Peter is passing the stables one day when he is nine and finds the head groom about to kill a horse for a broken leg. Peter tells him to stop and learns that the horse is sure to die a bad death if he is not put down now. Peter refuses to believe this and makes the head groom promise he will not kill the horse until he can return with the veterinarian. When the vet comes, he tells the head groom that the leg will heal, but he should kill the horse anyway because there is a good chance he will never walk right again, making him useless. Peter refuses to believe this and tells the head groom that Peter will care for the horse. The head groom reluctantly agrees. Peter is punished when he tells his father the story, but his father supports his decision...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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